Newly scoped SKS

Discussion in 'SKS' started by Dale, Aug 18, 2002.

  1. About a week ago I bought a replacement receiver/scope mount and a 4 X 25 (Chinese made cheapo) compact scope for my SKS.

    As I put in another post the cover took no milling at all and was/is very tight after installed.

    My wife and I went to Ben Avery Range today and one of the things I did was sight in the scope.

    The first five rounds couldn't be found at 50 yards. I had no idea where they went. So, I picked out a rock on the burm behind the 100 yard range and brought the scope in close to that. I was on a large target at 50 yards.

    After about another 50 or so rounds I finally brought the scope in the best I could.

    I'm going to post two at fifty yards first and then one at 100 yards.

    Sorry, it said the scanned pics were too dang large.......dang it!

    Oh well....yepper.

    The shots are not becoming of a sniper, fer sure, but for these tired old eyes it's not bad. Especially since, at 100 yards the center of the reticle covers up a good share of the center of the target.....sorta like having dot scope.

    But, the main reason I am posting these is to let anyone who might be doubtful of the replacement receiver/scope mount keeping tight and letting the scope stay zeroed...put your fears to rest.

    The first target I fired 15 rounds and I have no idea where the fifteenth went to unless my wife miscounted the rounds. The shot at 9 o'clock is a double tap...ever so slightly....almost put one through another hole to the point of not being able to detect it.

    The second target I fired ten rounds and one round was a flyer, just slightly off the target.

    Plus I was using El Cheapo JSC Barnaul ammo.....and the barrel was pretty warm. Perhaps with better ammo and taking my time the shots would have had a better group.

    But once again, it's not bad for me....I'm happy.
  2. Trying this one......nope...*@$&%#*%!

  3. Doglips

    Doglips Guest

    I like the way my SKS scope mount works...sniper no but makes it a little more enjoyable to you said got to factor in the surpluss ammo....even a "sniper" rifle would not do well with this stuff...thats why people handload......
  4. I had to take a digital pic of them to get them small enough...let me try this.......50 yarder.

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  5. Now, the 100 yarder....see I told you a sniper I'm not, lol. But, they were all in the kill zone. I forgot to mention these were 8" targets.

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    Last edited: Aug 18, 2002
  6. Mr (T)

    Mr (T) Guest

    Good shooting, Dale! You're giving me second thoughts on my set-up...I'm still waiting for the new scope to arrive, though.

    There was a guy at the range with a Paratrooper like mine, and he replaced the rear sight with the Millett "scout mount", with a Millett red dot sight...he used Loctite on all screws, and was definitely hitting the 200-yard metallic targets more times than I did, and offhand, too! Put me to shame!
  7. Armorer

    Armorer Guest

    Putting the words SKS and Sniper in the same paragraph is like Jumbo Shrimp. An Oxi-MORON.

    If you make a purse from a sows ear, don't exspect it to be anything more than a sows ear purse!

    If you want to plink, use a SKS. If you want to hit what you are aiming at beyond point blank. Buy a 700ADL.

    Yeah is cost over twice what a SKS does. And you know what, its 10 times the weapon.

    SKS and AKS are meant to be SLOPPY, LOOSE, big head spacing. So you can drag them thru all kinds of crud and they will still fire. Thats it.
  8. Doglips

    Doglips Guest

    With the compact scope can you still use the striper clips?????????
    I'm thinking about goin to the compact from the Tasco full leanght.
  9. Rock

    Rock Guest

    Dale, Good shooting for a SKS...
  10. Calvin

    Calvin G&G Evangelist

    The compact is the way to go with the SKS, Doglips. It's too much of a pain to have a full-length scope on it.
  11. Stripper clips can be used with the compact scope. I really like mine.